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believe in america the beautiful and therefore want to defend america's environment against polluters, we find that we can't quite figure out how to be in a conversation about what it means to be an american with the tea party ethic and theiretteos when they approach problems. it's tough for us to figure out how to work together and i think it's important. >> ari, just to the boehner example on obama care, is that an example where can a republican, leading republican now, fight back against the tea party if they so choose? if they wanted to, can they speak out against them? it seems there's a lot of people afraid to voice any opposition or have that public discussion. >> well, look, john boehner also today put the idea of taxes on the table. he has caught flack for that. at the end of the day it's the job of the president to split from the liberal base of his party and the job of the republicans to split from the most vociferous voice of the conservative movement if we're going to accomplish anything. no one is going to get everything they want in this new divided washington. what the ame
. the question is, what was the security environment like prior to the attack? and there have already been cables that have been released that have indicated that people in the state department had to know that the security situation in benghazi was already very dangerous, that al-qaeda units were in the area, that jihaddists were out there, that there was no predicting what could happen, and that raises questions about why wasn't there enough security to protect those who were serving inside that compound. >> steve: absolutely. that's such a good point. now, there are some of your colleagues on the other side of the aisle have suggested given what we've heard from susan rice, the united nations ambassador, and other things that the president and jay carney said, that there has been a gigantic cover-up regarding what the administration knew, when they knew it, what they did, stuff like that. are there any democrats on your side who feel that there could have been a cover-up? >> i don't think we know enough right now. >> steve: but shouldn't we know enough by now? >> here is what we need to find o
folks at the highest classified levels, they do that in a classified environment, get to the bottom of what did we know, when did we know it, how did it come to us and what did those feeds look like and how did we fuse that picture and disseminate that picture? once we get a better sense of that, you can say with greater confidence we need to combine armed services, we need the combined intelligence and foreign affairs. >> david petraeus is going to testify tomorrow, he was head of the cia. he was in benghazi. he talked to the surviving players i should say. will he have every single answer that lawmakers need? >> oh, no, carol, not at all. you know the answer to that question. he'll have through his own filter and through the filter -- every piece of data that is input goes through a filter on multiple levels to include your personal level. so he's not going to have every answer. he's going to be able to provide what he was able to assess. and in spite of what he's dealing with on a personal level, he can compartmentize very, very well. we've now figured that out. he'll be able to
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